Merton Pajibo was born in Monrovia, Liberia. Merton Pajibo, migrated to the USA in 1980. Merton Pajibo attend John Marshall high school and played on football team, Wrestling team, Soccer team, ran outdoor track and participated on the school forensic club. After high school, Merton was offer numerous scholarships to attend various colleges but he chose North Carolina State University Wolf Pack. Merton Pajibo attended North Carolina State University where he earned a BS degree in Biological Science. In 2005 Merton Pajibo enrolled at North Carolina Central University and earned his Master’s degree in Synthetic Organic Chemistry. In 2013 Merton Pajibo went on a teaching voyage to China, Japan, Macua, India and many more. Merton Pajibo is currently giving back to his community by teaching Physic and Chemistry at Mckean High School.